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Guide to applying for a new NY drivers license. Required ID, age limits, drivers ed, fees, driving restrictions, etc

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Contact information for your local NY DMV office. The contact information includes: locations, hours of operation, telephone numbers, website links and email addresses for the NY DMV

Replace a Lost, Stolen, or Mutilated New York Driver's License or ID Card

If your New York driver’s license or identification card has been lost, stolen, or mutilated, you can apply for a replacement or duplicate license at the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).

Instructions for replacing a lost, stolen or mutilated New York driver’s license or identification card:

You can apply for a duplicate license online at the DMV website, by mail or at your local DMV Office. To apply by mail, follow the same instructions as given for out-of-state residents.

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